PhD Studies

Choose us to kick-start your successful Science career – choose Lithuanian Energy Institute for your PhD studies!

The Lithuanian Energy Institute invites active students with a Master’s degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, energy, thermal engineering, materials engineering, electrical engineering, mechanics, environmental engineering, natural sciences, economics to contribute to the implementation of the goals of the European Green Deal and to enrol for PhD studies in the fields of Energy and Thermal Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Economics.

For more information visit Admission to PhD studies page.

About PhD studies at LEI

Career opportunities at the Lithuanian Energy Institute

LEI in cooperation with Lithuanian universities implements joint doctoral studies in the following science fields:

Technological sciences
Energetics and Power Engineering (T 006) – in cooperation with Kaunas University of Technology;
Environmental engineering (T 004) – in cooperation with Kaunas University of Technology and Vytautas Magnus University;

Social sciences
Economics (S 004) – in cooperation with Kaunas University of Technology and Klaipėda University.

Who can apply for PhD studies?
Individuals with Master’s qualification degree or having graduated from one-level higher education system.

The PhD studies can be financed by the budget of the Republic of Lithuania or a PhD student‘s personal finances.

Doctoral students admitted to state-funded positions receive monthly scholarships: during the 1st year – 1045 Euro/month, during the 2nd-4th years – 1210 Euro/month.

Immigration Regulations:
Visit the website of the Migration Department for requirements at

Contact person

Studies Administrator Jolanta Kazakevičienė
Address Breslaujos str. 3 – 233, LT-44403 Kaunas
Phone +370 37 401809